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Alfred russel wallace 25th july 2017 the orthodox story is that he came up with the theory of evolution by natural selection about the same time as darwin, therefore deserving equal credit. During his indonesian travels wallace also refined an evolutionary view of life's diversity that he had been nurturing ever since reading robert chambers's anonymous work vestiges of the natural history of creation (1844. The english naturalist and traveler alfred russel wallace (1823-1913), independently of darwin, dis cerned the mechanism of evolution by natural selection alfred russel wallace, the eighth of nine children, was born on jan 8, 1823, at usk, monmouthshire he was educated at hertford grammar school.
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This educational website explores the life and ideas of alfred russel wallace, the co-founder with charles darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection. This animated short video illustrates the life of alfred russel wallace, who independently formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection at the same time as charles darwin resource guides. Alfred russel wallace (1823-1913) was a 19th century british scientist in 1893, samuel clemens heavily attacked wallace's new theories about earth being the only advanced life-supporting planet in the universe and that it only existed for the good of mankind.